Preliminary report on Meigs County school bus crash


DECATUR, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Tennessee Highway patrol has released their preliminary report on the Meigs County school bus crash.

They identify the bus driver who was killed as 53 year old Lisa Dillard.

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The Utility Truck was heading north on Highway 58 when it ran off the side of the road, over-corrected and lost control.

The truck crossed into the path of the school bus.

The bus driver and a 7 year old student on the bus were killed.

8 other students were injured.

At this point, there are no charges in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.

Also today, the National Transportation Safety Bureau opened a safety investigation into the crash.

An investigators arrived at the scene on Wednesday.